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14/12/2018

Legal briefs: Suffolk village homes challenge fails; Peat extraction ruling ends exemption

Words: Matt Moody
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A round-up of legal news: 8 December-14 December, 2018

Suffolk village homes challenge fails

East Bergholt Parish Council has failed in a High Court challenge over decisions by Babergh District Council to grant planning permissions for 229 new homes in the Suffolk village.

Local Government Lawyer

Peat extraction ruling ends exemption

Two peat extraction firms in the Irish Republic have been refused permission to appeal against a ruling that their activities are no longer exempt development.

Irish Independent

Hampshire trail riders ban upheld

Hampshire County Council has seen off a case brought by trail riders who contested a decision to prohibit the use of three linked ‘green lanes’ by motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Local Government Lawyer

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